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Commentary: Making hard choices Commentary: Making hard choices
9 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Speaker John Boehner talks a good game about pushing immigration reform. He told a recent fundraiser in Las Vegas that he was “hell-bent on getting this done this year,” reports the Wall Street Journal. [Read More]
Commentary: Isn't it time to pick on Piketty? Commentary: Isn't it time to pick on Piketty?
9 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
It can happen, I suspect, to any of us. Someone comes along with major thoughtfulness, lays it out in an enticing book that happens to lend aid and comfort to our ideological druthers, and we shout its praises and sneer at those who don’t. [Read More]
EDITORIAL ROUNDUP
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Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States. [Read More]
Commentary: Continuing crisis of the Eurocrats Commentary: Continuing crisis of the Eurocrats
9 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
A century ago, Europe tore itself apart in what was, for a time, known as the Great War — four years of death and destruction on an unprecedented scale. Later, of course, the conflict was renamed World War I — because a quarter-century later Europe did it all over again. [Read More]
Commentary: Collegians able to protect themselves Commentary: Collegians able to protect themselves
9 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Supposedly, students at some of our most prestigious universities find themselves confronted with existential challenges. Some are required to read books and watch films that could conceivably upset them emotionally. [Read More]
Commentary: Really good books, Part 1 Commentary: Really good books, Part 1
9 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
People are always asking me what my favorite books are. I’ve held off listing them because it seems self-indulgent. But, with summer almost here, I thought I might spend a couple columns recommending eight books that have been pivotal in my life. [Read More]
Commentary: Will Turkey's future be secularism or Islam? Commentary: Will Turkey's future be secularism or Islam?
9 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
ISTANBUL — The skyline of this most cosmopolitan of cities also tells the political narrative of Turkey and the strains that may decide its future. [Read More]
Commentary: Send unruly parents to time-out chair Commentary: Send unruly parents to time-out chair
9 weeks ago - - FRANK CERABINO
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — News item: A fight in the Poinciana Elementary school cafeteria broke out between two parents who were there for a student play, prompting the brief lockdown of the Boynton Beach school, the Palm Beach County School District reported. [Read More]
Commentary: Remember to forget Commentary: Remember to forget
9 weeks ago - - MAUREEN DOWD
The Right to Be Forgotten. It sounds like the title of a classic novel about desire and memory, perhaps Marcel Proust’s sequel to “Remembrance of Things Past.” [Read More]
Commentary: The VA, the NHS and choice Commentary: The VA, the NHS and choice
9 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
PORTSTEWART, Northern Ireland — President Obama Wednesday replayed a familiar scenario when dealing with scandal, in this case delays for treatment, deaths, alleged cover-ups and other acts of malfeasance reported. [Read More]
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